Security & Virus Protection

Just as you would take precautions to lock your office or residence hall room, you need to make sure your computer is secure against intrusions and malicious programming. To assist with this, ITS offers the following products and information:


  • Basic security tips that are good to follow, no matter what kind of computer or operating system you are using.
  • A Security Checklist is available on the Information Security Office's form site to help you be sure that your Macintosh or Windows computer is secure.
  • Resnet can assist students with securing their computers while they are connected to the RIT campus network.
  • RIT Information Security Web site can provide more information about security, particularly for faculty and staff.

Microsoft Windows

Apple OS X